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Labor In Action

Schuylkill CLC Makes A Difference For Family After Fire

Story from Community Services Director Dave Madsen. When the McDonald family lost their home in a tragic fire during the holiday season, the Schuylkill County Labor Council jumped into in action and raised money to help the McDonald family. While no monetary contribution can replace a home, Central Labor Council President Anne Kurtek and Community Services Chair Tony Boyle were able to donate a $200 donation the McDonald family, who were extremely grateful for the help. Read More

When Union Workers Take On Corporate Greed

This is part one in a serialized look at Pennsylvania workers’ fight against a rigged economy and corporate greed. Workers at the Wabtec/GE Transportation plant in Erie, PA are back on the job after an internationally recognized strike.   For nine days the workers in northwest Pennsylvania held the picket line, joined by family members, the community and the solidarity of other unions,  On Monday, February 25, Wabtec, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp., Read More